Fernald, Robert Heywood; engineer; born, Orono, Me., Dec. 19, 1871; son of Merritt Caldwell (q. v.) and Mary Lovejoy Heywood Fernald; brother of Merritt Lyndon F. (q. v.) ; B. M. E., Maine State College, 1892; Massachusetts Institute Technology, 1892-1893; M. E., Case School Applied Science, 1898; A. M., Columbia, 1901, Ph. D. 1902; married, Catherine Mason Coupland, of Boone, Ia., June 27, 1905; instr. 1893-1896; asst. prof. 1896-1900, Case School Applied Science; prof. mech. engineering, Washington University, 1902-1907; prof. mech. engineering, Case School Applied Science, since Sept. 1, 1907; engr. in charge technologic branch, United States Geological Survey, Sept. 1, 1904-July 1, 1910; consulting engr., fuel div., Bureau of Mines, since July 1, 1910; contributing papers to technical journals and to reports United States Geological Survey and Bureau of Mines, member American Society Mechanical Engineers, Society Promotion Engineering Education, American Society Testing Materials, Cleveland Engineering Society, Cleveland Chamber of Commerce; club: University; Congregationalist; Republican.
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